[RHEL6.1] Unable to access data from guest LVM volumes

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Issue

  • Unable to access data on guest RHEL6.1 system.
  • With guest stopped, the following commands were used from the host system to attempt to access the data on the guest system:
    1. kpartx -a /var/lib/libvirt/images/RHEL6.img: this did not show any output of partitions on the image
    2. vgscan: did not show any volume groups from the guest
    3. lvs: did not show any logical volumes from the guest

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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